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Anne Manzella, District Art Supervisor for North Colonie, and Laura Duffy, a K-6 Art Teacher at Boght Hills Elementary are featured in the fall 2015 edition of the NYS Art Teachers Association (NYSATA) news magazine. Manzella and Duffy presented at a workshop for the 2014 NYSATA annual conference about the North Colonie art program and the importance placed on preparing students for careers in the 21st century.
Aspects of Manzella and Duffy’s presentation are featured in the article, including the many North Colonie building and community events that highlight and reinforce the importance of art and artistic achievement.
“The article exemplifies the important role the arts play in the comprehensive education of our children in North Colonie,” said Superintendent Joseph Corr. “We are very fortunate to have the leadership of an outstanding art faculty and staff to provide our children with the very best experiences during their time here.”